The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 65 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 1 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.94% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 7.95% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
137 88 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.67% 11.78% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 32 51
Average daily rate £330 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Milton Keynes region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server.

1 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (71.88%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) Web Services
3 18 (56.25%) UNIX
4 17 (53.13%) J2EE
5 15 (46.88%) Windows
6 14 (43.75%) SOAP
6 14 (43.75%) Linux
7 13 (40.63%) Change Management
7 13 (40.63%) Finance
8 12 (37.50%) SQL
9 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 10 (31.25%) IBM
10 9 (28.13%) HTTP
10 9 (28.13%) OO
10 9 (28.13%) JBoss
10 9 (28.13%) LDAP
10 9 (28.13%) DTS
10 9 (28.13%) HTML
10 9 (28.13%) Introscope
10 9 (28.13%) CA Wily
11 8 (25.00%) CSS
11 8 (25.00%) JSP
11 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
12 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
12 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Spring
13 6 (18.75%) SSL
13 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
14 5 (15.63%) Firewall

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (12.50%) Liferay
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) LDAP
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) SSL
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) Intranet
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) DTS
2 3 (9.38%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Introscope
2 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) MyEclipse
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) Administrator
1 9 (28.13%) Java Developer
1 9 (28.13%) Deployment Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Content Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) Web Services
2 17 (53.13%) J2EE
3 14 (43.75%) SOAP
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) JSP
6 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
6 7 (21.88%) Spring
7 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (15.63%) JNDI
8 5 (15.63%) JDBC
9 4 (12.50%) WebCenter
10 2 (6.25%) Struts
11 1 (3.13%) XML
11 1 (3.13%) .NET
11 1 (3.13%) Ajax
11 1 (3.13%) Java EE
11 1 (3.13%) Dojo
11 1 (3.13%) jQuery
11 1 (3.13%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) UNIX
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) zOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Change Management
2 9 (28.13%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) RAD
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) Jython
4 5 (15.63%) Korn
4 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) IBM
2 9 (28.13%) JBoss
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) FatWire
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft